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Insoo Kang, MD

Professor; Director of Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine

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Insoo Kang, MD



Dr. Insoo Kang is Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology) at Yale University School of Medicine. He completed his post-graduate training in rheumatology and immunology research at Yale. He has been on the faculty at Yale School of Medicine since 1999. He is a physician scientist with a research interest in understanding the human immune system using biological samples and clinical data. In particular, Dr. Kang has defined subsets of T cells with distinct cellular characteristics based on the expression of cytokine receptors on T cells in health and disease as well as the interactions of such cell subsets with monocytes and other immune cells.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (1997)
  • Resident
    Yale Affiliated Program at Hospital of Saint Raphael (1994)
  • MD
    Hallym University (1990)


  • Connective Tissue Disease
    South Korea 2008
    Dr. Insoo Kang is collaborating with Section of Rheumatology at Catholic University of Korea on T-cell immunity in connective tissue diseases.

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